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THEATER

Review: ART’s ‘Xmas Unplugged’

Two one acts skewer the dark reality that Christmas is often more about spending money on presents than spending time with each other. Who knew Santa fight scenes could go on too long? Thru Dec. 28

  • 12/05/2013
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THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Twist Your Dickens’

We review PCS’s new spin on the Christmas classic from the viewpoints of both Tiny Tim and Scrooge. Thru Dec 22

  • 11/27/2013
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THEATER

Review: Liminal’s “Our Town”

The avant-garde theater transforms the American classic into something searingly modern in one of the most thought-provoking shows of the season. Thru Dec 1

  • 11/21/2013
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THEATER

Review: Milagro’s ‘Corrido Calavera’

Rather than scare you, Milagro's humorous Day of the Dead play might make you a little less afraid. Thru Nov 9

  • 10/22/2013
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CONCERTS

Review: "Portland's Indies" with the Oregon Symphony

Black Prairie, Holcombe Waller, and Mirah joined the symphony for a sonic celebration of the city's independent music scene.

  • 10/21/2013
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DANCE

Review: OBT’s ‘Dream’

Oregon Ballet’s debut of Nacho Duato’s 'Por Vos Muero' steals the show in a dance of magic and mystery. Thru Oct 19

  • 10/15/2013
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CONCERTS

Review: Ben Darwish's "The Lonely Night"

The versatile composer brings his new multimedia project to the IFCC, but the music is good enough to stand on its own. Thru Oct 13

  • 10/12/2013
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THEATER

Review: Portland Playhouse's 'Detroit'

Portland Playhouse's production of Lisa D'Amour's recessionary tale is a well-acted and impressively designed show. Thru Nov 3

  • 10/08/2013
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THEATER

Review + Q&A: ‘Mistakes Were Made’ & Craig Wright

The blistering playwright, who’s also penned episodes for ‘Lost’ and ‘Six Feet Under,’ talks with us about the deliciously absurd anti-hero in his play at ART. Thru Oct 27

  • 10/07/2013
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Theater

Review: Third Rail’s 'Sweet and Sad'

The second in the Apple family series dishes up higher stakes, stronger acting, and a more poignant story. Thru Oct 20

  • 10/02/2013
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Comedy

Review: Bob Odenkirk and David Cross

Despite the revelation that there’ll be no ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff, the night careened through hilarious ‘Mr. Show’–style sketches.

  • 09/30/2013
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THEATER

Review: Wonderhead’s ‘Grim and Fischer’

An award-winning local theater company you’ve never heard of creates a tale both charming and somewhat predictable. Thru Oct 5

  • 09/27/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2012

TBA:13 in Reviews

We pick the best (and, ahem, worst) of the festival, plus a recap of all the shows you missed.

  • 09/26/2013
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THEATER

Review: PCS's "Fiddler on the Roof"

Portland Center Stage does justice to the multi-Tony-winning musical with its tasteful new production.

  • 09/23/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Mid-Fest Field Notes

TBA is like a mack truck of art barreling through the city with no breaks. We recap what's happened and look forward to the best still to come. Thru Sept. 22

  • 09/19/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "The Big Meal"

Dámaso Rodriguez's first show as ART's artistic director, a saga of five generations in one archetypal American family, bites off more than it can chew.

  • 09/19/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Getting To Know You(Tube) at the Works

Day 5: A team of “experts” led us deep into the culture of YouTube—a journey both hilarious and profound (but mostly hilarious).

  • 09/17/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Nick Hallett at the Works

Day 4: The New York composer brought a scientific text to saturated sonic life in 'Rainbow Passage.'

  • 09/16/2013
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REVIEW

Book Review: Douglas Lain's 'Billy Moon'

An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.

  • 09/03/2013
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REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

  • 08/16/2013
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